Raffi Torres was suspended 25 games for late hit on Maran HossaBrendan Shanahan has dropped the axe and it landed squarely on Raffi Torres’ head. The Phoenix Coyotes repeat-offender was given a 25 game suspension for his late hit on Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa.
The NHL issued this statement:NEW YORK — Phoenix Coyotes forward Raffi Torres has been suspended for 25 games for launching himself to deliver a late hit to the head of Chicago Blackhawks forward Marian Hossa during Game 3 of the teams’ Western Conference Quarterfinal playoff series in Chicago on Tuesday, April 17, the National Hockey League’s Department of Player Safety announced today.
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